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AEDs in Portugal: New law encourages AED use

Following the passage of a law that regulates and encourages the use ofautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) outside hospital environments, organizations throughout Portugal are equipping their buildings with the life-saving devices. The law allows laypersons who have completed AED training to use AEDs to provide aid to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. (Cardiac Science works closely with […]

Denver man with AED-equipped car saves a life

Denver attorney, talk show host, and AED advocate Dan Caplis knows the value of having an automated external defibrillator close at hand: In 2007, a friend’s son died of sudden cardiac arrest while playing football at a school field because there was no AED available. Now Caplis, who coaches Little League, keeps an AED in his car. […]